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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Singapore Selects 'Sayang Disayang' as Oscar Contender

    Malay-language film "Sayang Disayang" has been selected by Singapore as its contender for foreign-language Academy Awards contention. The film, about a migrant domestic helper, a nurse and the old man they look after, is the debut feature of Sanif Olek,...
  • Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Recipients

    D.p.'s Michael Goi, John Bailey and Judy Irola are among the special award recipients who will be honored in conjunction with the International Cinematographers Guild's Emerging Cinematographer Awards. The awards will be presented during the ECA...
  • San Diego Film Festival Sees Galas, Industry Events Pump Up Profile

    Now in its 13th year, the San Diego Film Festival, produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, describes itself as "5 Days. 100+ Film Screenings. 2 Film Villages: Gaslamp Quarter & La Jolla" -- a slogan that aptly reflects the scope of the five-day event....
  • Gotham Award Nominations: 'Boyhood' Scores Four (FULL LIST)

    The Gotham Independent Film Awards set a 2014 race for best feature that includes "Boyhood" and "Birdman," vying for the title with "Love is Strange," "Under the Skin" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Richard Linklater's drama "Boyhood," 12 years in the...
  • As Mexican Auds Embrace Local Comedies, Filmmakers Hope Dramas Can Cash In Too

    For the past decade, Mexico has churned out bold, auteur filmmaking, but when those acclaimed works have hit local screens, results are often mediocre. Switch the focus to laughter, however, and auds show up in droves. Even the nation's most well-...
  • Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'

    Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'
    Her first day on the Seattle set of the comedy "Laggies," Keira Knightley noticed something unusual about her director, Lynn Shelton: She knew all the grips' names. "Most directors are like generals or dictators, because it is like an army that's...
  • Laemmle to offer liquor in theaters and open new rooftop restaurant

    Laemmle to offer liquor in theaters and open new rooftop restaurant
    The Laemmle Monica 4-Plex plans to join the new wave of luxury movie theaters by offering alcoholic beverages to drink inside its theaters along with two new eateries as part of a larger renovation project, reports the Santa Monica Daily Press. The...
  • Film festival celebrates Israeli diversity

    Film festival celebrates Israeli diversity
    Israel's most well-known director is scheduled to be a guest of honor at this year's ninth annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema. Avi Nesher will screen old and new films, hold question-and-answer sessions and participate in in-depth discussions...
  • Film screenings available to community

    Film screenings available to community
    The Miami Jewish Film Festival has a couple of upcoming events planned for the community that include the launching of a community cinema series through a partnership with other organizations and the celebration of the 40th anniversary of Mel Brooks'...
  • From little films, big laughs grow

    From little films, big laughs grow
    It's taken a few years for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival to find its footing. Back for its fourth year this weekend, the lineup is noticeably stronger. As always, the focus is on small indie comedies. I got a look at three. 'The Yank' (8 p.m....
  • Alison Thompson's Harsh Look at Indie Market at London Fest

    "We're in the most difficult time in which I've worked in my entire career," veteran sales agent Alison Thompson told a packed audience of producers, financiers and other industry delegates in London Oct. 15. The assessment of the film sales landscape...